Travel Blogs from Portonovo
... the Gothic Santo Domingo church and the beautiful Renaissance Basilica de Santa Maria. The latter was a very busy operation and obviously keeping up with the times. I had to chuckle at a sign on the notice board inside outlying how parishioners could keep up with church events through their website, Facebook, Blogspot, and even Twitter! I had a delicious lunch in the pretty Praza da Lena, which in days gone by was the old firewood ...
... enough to swim in for the first time this year (I do mean only just though, it was quite a shock when I jumped in!) and we spent the afternoon sunbathing and feeling obnoxiously self-congratulatory.
We got into a marina today so we've bought ourselves some fairly cheap champagne so we can celebrate with 2-Blue - now it's time to enjoy our time in these Galician rias - supposedly one of the most beautiful cruising grounds in the world.
This weekend I've been in Vigo visiting my Trainer from my mission! Vigo is beautiful! It has a lovely beach and port, it also has lots of nice shops ;) it was so nice to catch up with Marianna and meet her family. I also met her friend Isaac. He owns a very nice restaurant which we went to on Saturday night. He treated us like queens! ...
... of the day was spent in the sun and wind surfing. By dinner I was really exhausted, but in a good way. We also had a little leak under the sink, so Eduardo and Jessica had to come and make a quick fix. It rained in the evening so no walks this evening. Spent time packing and watching a little tv. Alyssa figured out how to change the language so we could watch American TV in English... A really nice treat! Tomorrow we head back to ...
We all slept in today, felt great. Of course my sleeping in is more like 8am... Spent the morning working on updating the travel blog. With all the fun I got very behind! Alyssa and I went to the big Marcado and bought some fruit and veggies. Also went to pasteria for pastries and bread. It rained through early afternoon, but we could head to the beach around 3:30. The girls had their lesson but Kim was too sore so I decided to try my hand at wind surfing. Water was ...
Other places to stay in Portonovo
Paxarinas s/n, Portonovo | Hotelfrom $80
Playa de Canelas, Portonovo | 3 star hotelfrom $68
Cabicastro 16, Portonovo | 2 star hotelfrom $51
Playa de Canelinas, Portonovo | Hotelfrom $55
Calle Rafael Pico 42A , Portonovo | Hotelfrom $46